second wave

Analysis suggests the UK has now passed 100,000 deaths from coronavirus since the pandemic began.
Matt Hancock said a second peak was "not inevitable". Just weeks later, more than 13,000 more lives have been lost.
On the frontline, it feels like a depressing deja vu, writes Matt Kneale.
A World Health Organisation doctor says Britain has overtaken France to become the European country worst-hit by the second wave.
Reports suggest the government is planning to enforce a “total social lockdown” across London and parts of northern England.
It’s likely this kind of lockdown wouldn’t be as drastic – nor as long – as the national lockdown at the start of the pandemic.
Cases are rising as normal life resumes. But blaming vacationers and partygoers ignores government failures and socioeconomic problems.
Epidemiologists and infectious disease experts weigh in on the possibility of a second wave in the coming weeks.
A fresh outbreak in China, new cases in New Zealand and record infections in parts of the US show that the pandemic is far from over.
As lockdowns ease, scientists and government officials now fear a new surge is not a matter of if but when – and how big.